Tracy is a child and adolescent health physiotherapist, mindfulness teacher, pain practitioner, lecturer and trainer
Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems
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This programme will provide the clinician with an overview of the various biological, psychosocial, environmental and behavioural factors that affect a child’s development and health. Tracy hopes to provide her participants with the understanding and practical take-home tools of how to capitalise on a child’s nervous system’s complexities to make significant and long-lasting changes to their patient’s health and wellness.
The objective of this programme is to facilitate a holistic, integrated understanding of a child’s health and development, with reference to the brain, central nervous system and the mind-body connection.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Modern Lifestyles and Classroom Ethos in Early and Middle Childhood Development
- Assessment and Exercise Interventions in Early and Middle Childhood Development
- Academic Readiness and Developmental Disabilities in Early and Middle Childhood Development
- Developing Physically Active and Sporty Kids - Benefits and Barriers
- Developing Physically Active and Sporty Kids - Overuse Injuries and Burnout
- Developing Physically Active and Sporty Kids - Injuries in Teens and Children
- Holistic Healthcare Interventions for Children
This course is aimed at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.